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By: Aryn Grywusiewicz
Period 7 AP Lit
a novel about the moral and psychological growth
of the main character
 Example: The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif
the part of a drama sung or spoken by the chorus
 From The Oedipus Trilogy:
Sweet-voiced daughter of Zeus from thy goldpaved Pythian shrine
Wafted to Thebes divine,
What dost thou bring me?My soul is racked and
shivers with fear.
(Healer of Delos,hear!)
Hast thou some pain unknown before,
Or with the circling years renewest a penance of
Offspring of golden Hope, thou voice immortal, O
tell me.
a god introduced by means of a crane in ancient
Greek and Roman drama to decide the final
 In the Edgar Allan Poe story The Pit and the
Pendulum, the unnamed narrator has just been
pushed over the edge of the bottomless pit when
he reaches up and grabs the arm of the general
who has led the French army to seize the fortress
where the narrator has been imprisoned.
exaggerated pride or self-confidence
 Odysseus' ten year journey home was the result
of hubris: after blinding the Cyclops, he
mockingly declared his name to the monster as
he escaped. This allowed the Cyclops to call upon
his father Poseidon for help and curse him.
the preface or introduction to a literary work
Romeo and Juliet:
Two households, both alike in dignity,
2 In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,
3 From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
4 Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.
5 From forth the fatal loins of these two foes
6 A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;
7 Whose misadventured piteous overthrows
8 Do with their death bury their parents' strife.
9 The fearful passage of their death-mark'd love,
10 And the continuance of their parents' rage,
11 Which, but their children's end, nought could remove,
12 Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage;
13 The which if you with patient ears attend,
14 What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.
the way in which linguistic elements (as words)
are put together to form constituents (as phrases
or clauses.
 "Whose woods these are I think I know."